Cities, counties unenthused by 'smart' projects in 2020, survey shows

by • 3 months ago

According to survey data released by the Public Technology Institute, just 10% of local government CIOs believe “smart” initiatives are met by agency leaders with enthusiasm.

Remote work to be a 'lasting feature' for state IT offices

by • 3 months ago

Several state CIOs predict that widespread telework will linger in government long after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.

Boston hires new chief data officer, elevates CISO role

by • 1 year ago

Gregory McCarthy and Stefanie Costa Leabo represent two key personnel changes following the appointment of David Elges as city CIO last November.

LA Metro recruits Long Beach CIO Bryan Sastokas

by • 2 years ago

The longtime local government technology chief will now assist one of the nation's largest transit authorities.

Delaware CIO raises $50K for charity with local 'Dancing with the Stars' victory

by • 2 years ago

James Collins exchanged his work shoes for dancing shoes to raise money for Delaware charities.

DC Water's new open data portal shows why your toilet is flooding

by • 3 years ago

The Washington utility launches a new portal to automate customer requests for information about about sewage overflows, water main breaks and other issues affecting service.

Massive modernization: Delaware CIO highlights lessons learned

by • 3 years ago

Amid multiple system modernizations, Delaware Chief Information Officer James Collins explains how he's encouraging state government not to revert to its old ways.

From citizen to CIO: Oakland's newest tech chief prepares to make a difference

by • 3 years ago

After two years without a CIO, the city gains Andrew “Pete” Peterson, who says he's trading in his complaints about government for projects on the inside around civic tech, cybersecurity and IoT.

North Dakota appoints Shawn Riley as next CIO

by • 3 years ago

After a three month search, the governor's office found a new face to lead IT operations in the state.